The new Honda Civic 2018 comes to our country in five versions, where the entry will remain EX and the Touring version is added as the top of the range and new i-Style version that includes the best equipment at an affordable price.
New versions of Honda Civic
The EX version is powered by a 2.0-liter naturally aspirated DOHC i-VTEC engine, 158 hp at 6500 rpm and 138 pounds of torque at 4200 rpm; 6-speed manual transmission and has no changes in its specifications.
But with the advantage of having air conditioning, automatic opening and closing of windows for driver and passenger, 16-inch aluminum wheels, 6 airbags, electronic handbrake, LED daytime running lights and audio equipment with 4 speakers capable of playing MP3 and WMA files, with a color LCD screen.
For its part, the new i-Style version that replaces the EX with CVT transmission, adds equipment that was in turbo versions, such as intelligent key with engine start button and remote engine ignition; 16-inch aluminum wheels, reversing camera with dynamic lines that unfolds on the central dashboard monitor, fog lamps, 7-inch high-resolution infotainment system display, touch screen compatible with smartphone and system functions Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Siri 4EyesFree, plus the audio system now has 8 speakers; and the digital tachometer with Meter Link function that was previously reserved for turbocharged versions.
With this equipment, the Civic i-Style is at the same level as the Turbo version but with the natural aspiration motor that offers a better price.
The Turbo Plus version, with similar equipment to the i-Style but with the sophisticated and efficient 1.5-liter engine with direct injection and turbocharger, which develops 174 hp at 6000 rpm and 162 pounds of torque at 5500 rpm, and continuously variable transmission. It also includes an electric sunroof, leather clothing, leather-wrapped steering wheel, 60/40 fold-down rear seat backrest, LaneWatch Lane Change Assist Monitor and GPS navigation system.
The Touring version, the most equipped, luxurious and sophisticated of its line of vehicles, has several new features to distinguish it from the rest. Outside it has a new spoiler in the trunk to the color of the car, new design 17-inch wheels, electric side mirrors with chrome finish and with directional lights, chrome handles, LED headlights with automatic on and off function and emblem “Touring”.
Inside there are also differences such as the paddle changes behind the wheel (paddle shifters) for a more sporty feeling of handling, and a Premium audio equipment with 10 speakers, in addition to the 7-inch touch screen and Apple CarPlay systems, Android Auto and Siri 4EyesFree.
Safety in new Honda Civic 2018
Safety is a major issue at Honda, so the 2018 Civic includes structure with Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) that protects the passenger compartment in case of an accident. All versions have front, side and curtain air bags with rollover sensor; 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS, EBD and Vehicle Stability Assistant (VSA) with traction control; three-point seat belts for all seats and LATCH anchors for small children’s seats.
Also all versions of Civic 2018 include the Eco Assist system that by pressing the ECON button on the dashboard reprograms the injection system and transmission to maximize fuel efficiency in heavy traffic conditions.
Prices and versions of Honda Civic 2018 in Mexico
With guarantee of all Honda products is 3 years or 60 thousand kilometers.
Honda Civic EX MT 2018 317,900 pesos
Honda Civic i-Style CVT 2018 357,900 pesos
Honda Civic Turbo Plus CVT 2018 399,900 pesos
Honda Civic Touring CVT 2018 417,900 pesos
Honda Civic Coupé CVT 2018 389,900 pesos